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Yokohama Tire Launches New RR42™ Radial Tire for IND-4 Straddle Carriers

Yokohama Tire Launches New RR42™ Radial Tire for IND-4 Straddle Carriers

SANTA ANA, CA – (Apr. 15, 2020) – Yokohama Tire has launched the RR42, a new radial tire designed specifically for IND-4 straddle carriers. It’s available now in size 16.00R25 and offers longer wear and more ton mile per hour (TMPH).

The RR42 is engineered to handle rigorous operation in port facilities where managing increased container volumes is critical,” said Tom Clauer, Yokohama Tire senior manager of commercial and OTR product planning. “The RR42’s long-lasting tread will assure improved up-time and value to every port’s operation.”

Benefits of the RR42 include: 

-- Long, even wear and vibration reduction thanks to the all-new tread pattern and two optimized circumferential grooves.

-- Higher TMPH by efficient heat dissipation through specially designed grooves in the center rib.

-- Cut and chip resistance supported by dual sidewall protectors

-- Fortified bead area reinforced by the RR42’s casing profile which is optimized to reduce lateral deflection.

For more details on the RR42 and all of Yokohama’s OTR tires, visit www.yokohamaotr.com.

About Yokohama Tire Corporation

Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications. For more information on Yokohama’s broad product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com, www.yokohamatruck.com or www.yokohamaotr.com.  

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